Explore Slovenia’s natural beauty hiking and biking on this 3-day tour
Curious about Slovenia? This 3-day hike and bike tour will give you a glimpse into the abundant adventure opportunities in northwest Slovenia. On the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour, you’ll get an authentic mountain experience by staying in remote huts each night, fully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable night’s sleep. Hike through incredible limestone cliffs in the Krnica Valley, then hike and bike along the Soca River, eyeing up spots for a dip in its crystal blue waters.
Enjoy Slovenian hospitality in the mountain refuges far away from the city, where you can immerse yourself in nature and let your stress wash away. Engage with your guide and listen to local stories and anecdotes. An adventure tour in Slovenia will stay in your mind forever!
Highlights of the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour
Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Trek from Kranjska Gora to Vrsic Pass
Welcome to Slovenia! Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Ljubljana or Bled and accompany you to the trailhead in Kranjska Gora. Starting on a relatively flat and wide trail, you’ll walk through the Krnica Valley, opening up to views of immense limestone peaks. Climb a steep hill and arrive at a historic Russian chapel, built in the honour of Russian prisoners who escaped here during World War I. Today’s trail will astound you with breathtaking views as you hike near the border of Italy, Austria, and Slovenia. Settle into a cozy mountain hut for a night spent among nature.
Overnight Location: Mountain hut
Distance: 12 km, 5 hours, 900m of ascent, 150m of descent
Day 2 Hike from Vrsic Pass to Trenta Valley
Rise early in the mountain hut to the morning light illuminating the surrounding peaks. Enjoy a hearty breakfast with your group, then set out for the Trenta Valley. You’ll explore the eastern Julian Alps, witnessing untouched Slovenian countryside and mountainous terrain. After a significant descent, arrive at the mountain hut accommodation for the night. If you have a bit of extra energy, venture to the crystal clear water of the Soca River and find the hidden waterfalls. Spend another night under the stars, far away from civilization.
Overnight Location: Mountain hut
Distance: 14 km, 6 hours, 470m of ascent, 1000m of descent
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Day 3 Bike Soca Valley to Bovec and Farewell
Fuel up on breakfast and prepare for an exhilarating day. Spend the day hiking and biking alongside the turquoise Soca River. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to jump in for a refreshing dip, welcome on a hot day. Hike your way down the Soca Valley before lunch and hop on mountain bikes in the afternoon. Hit various terrain as you ride to Bovec, Slovenia’s adventure hot spot. Your tour ends here with a transfer to Bled or Ljubljana. Or, you can stick around and partake in the world-class outdoor adventures offered in Bovec. Bid farewell to your crew and head to the next leg of your journey or safely back home.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: Hike: 14 km, 4 hours, 200m of ascent, 550m of descent; Bike: 17 km, 2 hours, 250m of ascent, 300m of descent
Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour Price and Dates
This guided tour in Slovenia is run as a group tour, however, this tour can also be arranged as a private tour (please contact us with your preferred dates and group size to get your quote).
Prices below are per person:
Accommodation on the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour
This tour is based in traditional mountain huts. The huts are basic but do provide everything you will need for the night, such as snacks and blankets as well as one-time-use bedsheets. It is recommended that you bring a cotton sleeping bag liner if you are sensitive to any materials. The huts are divided into rooms of 2–4 beds, and there is no option for a single supplement.
In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.
Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Single rooms on this tour are not available as mountain huts only have shared accommodations.
Hotels on Standard Tour
Mountain huts in Slovenia
Equipped traditional mountain huts are basic but provide everything you will need for the night, such as food and blankets as well as one-time-use bedsheets.
What’s included in the Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour?
2 breakfasts and 2 dinners are included.
Accommodation for 2 nights is included.
Transportation during the Tour
Transfers from Ljubljana or Bled to Kranjska Gora and from Bovec to Bled or Ljubljana are included in the tour. An escort vehicle will be available during the tour in case of an emergency.
- English-speaking guide services
- Hardtail mountain bike rental on Day 3
- Meals not listed in the itinerary
- Personal expenses and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Anything not mentioned as “included”
- Electric bike supplement: $50 USD per bike
- Upgrade to one night at alpine homestead instead of mountain hut on Day 2: $95 USD per person for double or twin room with ensuite bathroom
Frequently Asked Questions about Hike and Bike Northwest Slovenia Tour
Slotrips loves creating travel experiences in Slovenia. They’re passionate about what their country has to offer and they thrive on positive feedback from their guests. Slotrips specializes in hiking and biking tours not just in Slovenia, but also in neighboring countries. They are a top-rated agency and have been since shortly after their creation in 2007.
Slotrips started as a hobby at the hands of a passionate Slovenian named Miha. Initially, the agency was just a wealth of travel information. Eventually, this was converted into a full-service travel agency.
Travelling from hidden corners of the country to stunning natural sites, Slotrips turned their passion into their mission, and they’re always searching for new opportunities to offer travellers. Each trip begins with a thorough discussion of the client’s wants and needs to design a personalized trip sure to impress.Learn More
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